Monthly Archives: January 2018

Radiant.Earth and OpenAQ Partner to Fight Air Pollution in Africa

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Radiant.Earth today announced its partnership with OpenAQ to bring together a diverse group of individuals in Ghana and Kenya who are deeply concerned about poor air quality in their community and are looking for solutions. Radiant.Earth, a

African Leaders call for Partnership not Support at Africa Business and Investment Forum

Their message was loud and clear: Africa requires partnership, not support. African Heads of State insisted they have a clear mandate to work with both public and private enterprises, to ensure the business environment is favourable and attractive to t...

Africa working tirelessly to create conducive environment for foreign investments

Africa is working tirelessly to get policy and legislative conditions right to ease the business environment and attract more foreign direct investment, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, said Tuesday. Speaking at the Africa Business and I...

Outlining 2018 Workplan, Peacebuilding Commission Chair Says More Collaboration with Regional Organizations, Global Financial Institutions Among Top Priorities

Convening its first 2018 meeting amid several major shifts in the United Nations peacebuilding architecture, the Peacebuilding Commission today elected Ion Jinga (Romania) as Chair of its twelfth session, while also adopting a workplan aimed at expandi...

Komet Reports 185 and 149.6 g/t Au from Grab Samples within the Guiro Mine

QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Komet Resources Inc. (“Komet” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce a gold discovery 4km from the Guiro mine and the development of a new unmined shoot at the mine. New Gold Zone Komet

Gains against malaria at risk from US cuts, donor complacency

Dishes, pots, clothes, and cabinets � the entire contents of Jennifer Nyiranda's house are piled up on the ground outside her front door. But the eviction is only temporary, and it's worth it, says Nyiranda, a 53-year-old farmer sitting with

DAMS THAT SUPPLY CAPE TOWN FALL FURTHER AS WATER CRISIS LOOMS

Water levels at dams supplying South Africa's Cape Town fell further this week, data showed on Tuesday, the latest sign of a deepening crisis that could soon see taps in the tourist hub run dry by April. Dam levels in

Centbee, South Africa-based Bitcoin wallet and merchant payment ecosystem, attracts funding from nChain

JOHANNESBURG, Jan. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — nChain Group, the leading blockchain research and development firm, has taken an equity stake in Centbee, a Bitcoin wallet provider that makes it easy for global consumers to acquire, hold and spend Bitcoin with retailers